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The Hockaday School, Dallas:
The Hockaday School in Dallas TX, provides an outstanding college preparatory education for girls in grades 8 through 12 (boarding); and Pre-K through 12 (day). The boarding experience at The Hockaday School is unique and unlike any other you will find. Originally founded as a boarding school, Hockaday has kept its boarding community small and intimate within a school population that has grown to over 1,000 students. Our staff does not serve double duty as faculty members but instead are devoted 100% to their residence jobs.

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College Preparatory Day & Boarding School Programs for Girls:
Photo of Private Day & Boarding School in Dallas TX for Girls- Day Programs (Grades Pre-K through 12)
- Boarding Programs (Grades 8-12)
- Lower School
- Middle School
- Upper School
- Summer School Programs

Lower School:

Recognizing that each child is a unique human being with individual needs and interests, the Lower School strives to help each girl develop her potential by providing programs designed to fit her own style of learning. These needs and interests are met through hands-on experiences in math and science, problem solving in cooperative learning activities, and a reading and writing program which combines a literature-based and phonetic approach.

Through these and other techniques planned with girls in mind, our students learn that they have the ability to solve problems, to ask questions, to make discoveries, and to find answers for themselves. In so doing they build a strong foundation for developing self-confidence and a positive self-esteem.

Image of Private Day & Boarding School in Dallas TX for GirlsMiddle School:
The Middle School curriculum reaches for a balance academically, socially, physically, and morally and is based on the wide variety of developmental changes found in our students between grades five and eight.  Hockaday fosters an ethical framework in our students that includes both personal and community responsibility.

Emphasis is placed upon critical and analytical thinking skills and individual expression in each discipline. The students look to their teachers as facilitators to guide them as they learn the value of cooperation and technology throughout the student-centered curriculum. The middle school technology program is a project-based curriculum with emphasis in Fine Arts. Community Service is an integral part of middle school student life. 

Upper School:
At Hockaday, we seek to develop young women who can help initiate and guide the direction of our rapidly changing society rather than merely respond to changes set forth by others. In order to accomplish this, we must nurture the vision, independence, and courage of our young women.  In preparing citizens for a democratic society, we seek to teach students to be discerning in the recognition of truth and to be responsible to both themselves and to the greater community. Finally, we want to engender in our girls a love of life and of learning.

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Address: 11600 Welch Road, Dallas, Texas , USA
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The Brook Hill School
Courses / Programs
The Brook Hill School, accredited, independent Christian Day (K-12) and Boarding (grades 8-12) school sits on a beautiful 288-acre campus in East Texas, in the South Central United States.

Our mission is to provide excellence in college preparatory education, affirm the gifts and challenge the potential of each student, and encourage students to honor God through Christ-like character.

The Brook Hill boarding program hosts students from all over the world entering Grades 8 - 12. Students from Angola, The Bahamas, Caicos Islands, China, Japan, Kosovo, Macedonia, Mexico, Nigeria, Paraguay, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, and the United States have graced our hallways.

"The Village at The Brook" offers two boarding houses, one for girls and one for boys. Residential facilities in "The Village" afford students a lifestyle which is like living at home. Rather than traditional dormitories, students live in comfortable, residential-style houses that include the types of amenities they might find in their own homes.
Co-educational Day & Boarding School Programs (Grade 8-12):

- Day School programs (K-12)
- Boarding programs (Grade 8-12)
- College preparatory courses taught from a Biblical worldview
- AP level courses
- College Level Dual-credit options
- ESL English language programs
San Marcos Academy
Courses / Programs
San Marcos Academy (SMA) is a co-educational, Christian boarding and day school for 6th through 12th Grade students, located in Hays County TX, less than an hour from San Antonio and Austin.

We offer a unique educational experience, including a fully accredited, college-preparatory curriculum.

SMA’s fully accredited academic program provides students with small classes to allow them more attention from the teacher and less distraction in the classroom.

The Academy provides a number of special services and programs to meet the individual needs of each student. Honors students are challenged by dual-credit college courses as well as pre-AP/AP and honors courses.

We also offer a Learning Skills Program for students with mild to moderate learning differences; an ESL program; and academic credit recovery through online courses.

The mission of San Marcos Academy is to educate young men and women within a nurturing community based upon Christian values.
Boarding & Day School Programs for Boys & Girls in Grades 6-12:

School features include:
- Fully accredited, college-preparatory curriculum
- Full athletics program
- Leadership training opportunities (including JROTC)
- Honors/AP and dual-credit college courses
- Small class sizes & low student-teacher ratio
- Music, drama & visual art programs
- Credit recovery programs
- Learning Skills Center for students with mild to moderate learning differences
- International Student Program provides ESL instruction
Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
Courses / Programs
Located in northwestern Montana, Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI) is an accredited, family-run, therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens (boys and girls) ages 13-18.

We welcome students from Texas, across the United States, & students from around the world (TWAI is authorized to issue 1-20's for international students). 

In our beautiful, peaceful, and safe location, we combine the benefits of a therapeutic boarding school, a wilderness program, and a residential treatment center (RTC).

TWAI has been serving struggling teens and their families since 2002, with an exceptional degree of success.

We provide an extremely high standard of therapeutic treatment to our students, and offer help for the following presenting issues: poor academic performance, behavioral problems, addictions, low self-worth, spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, and attachment disorders among others.

With a passion for helping young people in crisis, our clinical, educational, and operations staff are among the best in the country.

We are a small program (40 students) which means that we are able to provide a truly unique and customized approach for every student.

Typically our on site student to staff ratio is 5:1. The average stay at our residential treatment center is 12 months.

Parent Testimonial:
"We feel reassured that our son Chad is in good hands being guided onto the right track...We are really beginning to get our son back again! We thank you from the bottom of our hearts."
Therapeutic Boarding School
For troubled teens ages 13-18

- Middle School Program
- High School Program
- Credit Recovery
- Accelerated Learning
- College Preparation/ AP Classes
- SAT/ACT Testing Center
- Anti-Bullying Program

We also provide a GED program, and college courses.

We create a customized program for each student that requires a minimum of 3 months. However, best results for lasting success are realized through 6+ months of treatment.

TWAI graduates average a 3.5 GPA. It is common for a student to complete 1.5 years of course work in 1 year.
Menaul School, Albuquerque
Courses / Programs
Located a short distance from downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, Menaul School is a college preparatory, co-educational, independent boarding and day school for students in Grades 6-12 (day school only for Grades 6-8, boarding for Grades 9-12).

Our small student body and tight-knit comunity allows students to flourish both academically and socially. Students are encouraged to not only pursue their academics, but participate in athletics and the arts.

With the help of various staff members, each student plans a comprehensive program of studies designed to meet the Menaul School and New Mexico graduation requirements and the student’s educational goals.

In Mind, Body, and Spirit, our mission is to prepare students to succeed. Menaul School develops excellence, confidence, and integrity and provides the foundation for life-long learning and ethical leadership.
Co-educational Boarding & Day School for Students in Grades 6-12:

- Day school only for Grades 6-8
- Boarding for Grades 9-12

Courses / features include:
- College preparatory curriculum
- Advanced Placement (AP) courses
- Sports Program
- Community Service Component
- Southwestern Arts & Crafts Program (pottery and jewelry)
- Design Academy
- Engineering and Architecture
Marine Military Academy
Courses / Programs
Located in Harlingen, Cameron County in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, Marine Military Academy is a private college preparatory military boarding school for young men in Grades 8-12.

The Marine Military Academy maintains the tradition of the United States Marine Corps with the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps Program coupled with a superb educational environment to develop morally strong, ethical, educated young men.

Our students constantly receive disciplined, structured training; ethical, moral and spiritual philosophy, and programs designed to develop courage, character and leadership.

The Marine Military Academy is a self-contained community with academic facilities, housing, dining, medical support, recreational and athletic facilities and its own maintenance section. A number of key staff and faculty members along with all drill instructors and their families live on campus.

Cadets are billeted in six, two story barracks with two Cadets to a room and two rooms sharing a bathroom. Each barracks contains an apartment where the drill instructor and his family live. We are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Military Boarding Programs for Boys (Grades 8-12)

- Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (MCJROTC) Program
- College Preparatory Curriculum (including Math, science, foreign languages, social science, computer science and health)
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses SAT and ACT
- Summer School
- English as Second Language Program
Heartlight Ministries
Courses / Programs
Located in the beautiful Piney Woods region of East Texas just 2 hours east of Dallas, Heartlight is a co-educational Christian boarding school for troubled teens aged 13 to 18 in Texas, needing temporary removal from their homes due to teenage behavioral problems.

Both boys and girls are cared for in separate housing units, schooled, counseled and mentored 24/7. The Heartlight campus is on a 100 acre property, with modern log houses delivering a peaceful setting. Each troubled teen is involved in daily therapeutic programs administered by our Christian counselors and staff.

Heartlight has a high ratio of staff to residents, nearly a 1:1 ratio with up to 40 staff on campus for just 48 students. Students are under adult supervision at all times and are generally not free to roam the campus nor allowed to enter each other's homes. The average stay for young people at Heartlight is 9 to 12 months.

Heartlight is a non-denominational Christian ministry, and is not affiliated with any one church. Heartlight utilizes a Biblical counseling model that brings the message of Jesus Christ to the lives of residents in a non-threatening way.
Boarding School program for troubled teens ages 13-18:

- 24/7 mentoring and counseling
- Public High School program
- Accredited home-bound schooling program
- Daily therapeutic programs